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Sales Representative- OEM Industrial Coatings

JOBREQ1800029243 Requisition #
As a Sales Representative based in Seattle, Washington you will be in support of Industrial Coatings OEM business's profit and growth objectives, deliver specific sales objectives by managing the current customer base and securing new ones, managing receivables and expenses within required targets.
  • Identify, develop and implement a plan to grow PPG sales & profitability at new & existing customers. 

  • Interface with various customer personnel to promote PPG, gain approvals, and position PPG to be considered for new business in the US.

  • Close cooperation between the strategic account managers, other sales managers, technology centers, marketing, product management, customer service, technical service and other PPG staff is critical to the success of the business.

  • Communicate the customer’s needs to the various PPG functions and regions.

  • Mobilizes PPG resources to support customer factories during the launch process.  

  • Fully understand PPG’s product portfolio and benefits to ensure value selling.

  • Understand the competitive landscape, current gaps and anticipate future gaps to improve PPG’s market position  


  • Bachelors degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in complex selling environments preferably in coatings, sealants, or chemicals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - to communicate effectively with all customer levels (business owners, purchasing personnel, product users)
  • Willingness to travel


Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

 We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

 We are “One PPG” to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

 We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

 We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

 We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

 We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees.  We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

Pay Transparency poster: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_ English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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EEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf


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